Snow Management System Design Elements

I want to start off by saying that I am really enjoying writing these blogs! What a great opportunity to share acquired knowledge and re-connect with the industry. Thank you for reading, and thank you for your questions. Two weekends ago, my wife and business partner, Sandy and I visited a ranch in Montana where Keep reading . . .

What is a Snow Guard?

Back in the year 2000 we defined a snow guard as a device that is mounted to a sloped roof surface to prevent a potentially damaging single release of snow and ice from that sloped roof (similar to an avalanche of snow on a mountainside). Snow or freezing rain accumulates on a sloped roof surface, Keep reading . . .

Asphalt Shingle Roofs Need Snow Guards, Too

Here’s a breakdown of some of our most popular snow management solutions for asphalt shingle roofing. Choose from 10+ snow guard options for asphalt shingle roofs on our website. Asphalt Shingled Roofs: Affordable, Aesthetic & Protective 70% of single-family homes in the US are roofed in asphalt shingles! It makes sense, right? The market domination Keep reading . . .

Beaver Creek, Colorado: Oxford Court is Dressed for Success

Every couple of months I try to publish a post showing some of the install images we’ve received recently. When Nick at Formula Roofing and Remodeling in Denver sent us some of the images of a project they’d just completed, we were thrilled. Thrilled to receive the images, thrilled at the hi-res nature of the Keep reading . . .

Snow Guards for Metal Standing Seam Roofs You Need to Know About

When it comes to snow management systems and metal standing seam roofs, installers rely on secure attachment points that won’t compromise the integrity of the roof. We at Alpine SnowGuards wanted to share with you our snow guards for metal standing seam roofs. Don’t forget our product lines consist of systems for all roof types. Keep reading . . .

Snow Guard Installation Videos

You may already be aware that we’ve developed snow guard installation videos for some of our snow management systems. I thought it would be a great idea to put all them together in one post. Remember, we have snow guard solutions for ALL roof types, even solar. We are also your source for custom snow Keep reading . . .

From the Archives: Road Map for Slate Roofing Success

This past week we were looking through some of our archives for a photo from 2004. Although we had zero luck in finding that photo, imagine our delight when we came across old copies of the printed (and snail-mailed) newsletter we used to put out, the Slate Roof Quarterly. The SRQ was in use/circulation for Keep reading . . .

No-Hassle Attachment to Metal Standing Seam Roofing

When it comes to mounting and attaching utilities to metal double-lock or single-lock standing seam roofing, Alpine SnowGuards has you covered with our ASGU2 clamps. For unsurpassed strength, our ASGU2 Utility clamps are fabricated from 6000 series aluminum,  an alloy that contain both silicon and magnesium which forms magnesium silicide – this formation makes the Keep reading . . .

ASG3000: An Ideal Residential Snow Management System for Metal Standing Seam Roofing

I don’t want this to get lost in the story, so before I begin, I wanted to take a minute to let you all know about our January Special: We’re offering FREE FREIGHT on any standing seam order that ships in January! Just mention this post when you call (888.766.4273) or email! Order for current Keep reading . . .

Snow Management for Standing Seam Roofing: Spotlight on ASG4025 & ASG4025-Mini

Of all the residential metal roofing options available today, metal standing seam is the best-selling. And it’s no wonder. A metal standing seam roof can increase the resale value of your home by up to 6% when compared with an asphalt shingled roof. And that’s not all. If you sell your home, you’ll recoup 80% Keep reading . . .